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Table of Contents:VOL. 161, NO. 2 - February 08, 2010
The 100 best companies to work for
No. 1 SAS
No. 1 SAS
How do you build a tech powerhouse without offering any stock options? Give employees flexibility and perks so legendary that even Google uses the North Carolina company as a model. By David A. Kaplan 
What two leaders learned by trading places
Build-a-Bear CEO Maxine Clark swapped her kid-filled existence for a day in the orderly aisles of the Container Store, while Kip Tindell, CEO of the Container Store, stuffed monkeys, lions, and bears. By Paul Keegan 
The 2010
List Employees from 343 companies helped pick this year's winners. The 100 companies on the list are looking to hire more than 96,270 people in 2010. By Milton Moskowitz, Robert Levering, and Christopher Tkaczyk 
Why doing good is good for business
Dov Seidman is the hottest adviser on the corporate virtue circuit. His mission? Teach execs how to "outbehave" the competition. By Richard McGill Murphy 
The Fed bashers
Ron Paul (R-Texas) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) are furious with the Fed. Now their anger has made them populist heroes - and a headache for Ben Bernanke. By Nina Easton 
The man who walked away from Goldman Sachs
Jon Winkelried was on the fast track to run one of the world's most powerful financial institutions. Then he vanished. Here, for the first time, the banker turned rancher explains what really happened. By William D. Cohan 
Train freight is expected to grow faster than truck freight over the next decade. A look at the Big Four railroads. By Telis Demos 
Crash pad
New football helmet technology tracks head injuries in real time. By Michael V. Copeland 
The deal
A modest proposal to solve Wall Street's bonus problem. By Allan Sloan 
How I got started
Klaus Schwab and the creation of the World Economic Forum in Davos. Interview by Carlye Adler 
Cantor Fitzgerald rolls the dice
The Wall Street firm is bringing its trading technology to Las Vegas. By Scott Cendrowski 
Value driven
The average American's financial woes won't be solved by hanging business from the rafters. By Geoff Colvin 
Will China win the green-tech war? By Brian Dumaine 
Returning to health
Health-care stocks suffered during the debate over reform. That means there are bargains to be found. By Mina Kimes 
BlackRock's Dennis Stattman talks about risks -- and potential -- around the world. By Mina Kimes 
Analyst face-off
Will Southwest shares fly? By Scott Cendrowski 
The light bulb goes digital
Companies for years have toyed with light-emitting diodes. Now LEDs are coming into their own. By Michael V. Copeland 
Paper chase
The office copier turns 50. By Stephanie N. Mehta 
Special report
The smoldering hedge fund
Max Holmes, a brainy Wall Street star who specializes in distressed debt, founded Plainfield, a hedge fund that once managed $5 billion, at the top of the market. Now it's his firm that's in trouble. By Katie Benner 
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